Thailand Open: PV Sindhu beats South Korea's Yu Jin Sim to set up QF clash with Akane Yamaguchi

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Bangkok, Thailand Updated: May 19, 2022, 10:18 PM(IST)

Thailand Open: Sindhu beats Yu Jin Sim, to meet Yamaguchi in QFs Photograph:( AFP )

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The sixth seed Sindhu won the opening game 21-16 where the Korean did put fight but in the second game Sindhu dominated and won by a comfortable margin of 21-13 winning match 21-16 21-13 that lasted for 37 minutes.

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu beats Yu Jin Sim of South Korea in straight games in the second round match of the Thailand Open in the women`s singles category here in Bangkok on Thursday. The sixth seed Sindhu won the opening game 21-16 where the Korean did put fight but in the second game Sindhu dominated and won by a comfortable margin of 21-13 winning match 21-16 21-13 that lasted for 37 minutes.

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With this win the double Olympic medallist sets up a quarterfinal clash with second-seeded Japanese shuttler Akane Yamaguchi. Earlier in the day Indian shuttler Malvika Bansod crashed out losing to Denmark`s Line Christophersen in the second round of the women`s singles category losing 16-21, 21-14, 21-14.

On the other hand, one of India's Thomas Cup heroes Kidambi Srikanth exited from the BWF World Tour Super 500 event, handing a walkover to his opponent, Irish rival Nhat Nguyen, in the men's singles second round. The reason for his walk over is unknown.

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